Teaching Assistants are either Teaching Associates (TAs) –Master’s students, or Teaching Fellows (TFs) – Ph.D. students,
who are pursuing their studies half-time and are assisting in classes half-time. They are postgraduate student
scholars who have been instrumental in reducing the teaching load of the faculty giving them more time to conduct
research or pursue postgraduate studies.
UP Graduate Assistantship Program
Graduate student assistantships are available to graduate students who show satisfactory academic work.
Students may supplement their tuition, living and book subsidies as well as transportation and lodging
allowances by working as student assistants. Research projects and similar academic activities may also
require the services of student assistants. However, priority is given to students with the required academic
background and qualifications such as specific course and skills.
Continuous Operational and Outcomes-based Partnership for Excellence in Research and Academic Training Enhancement (COOPERATE)
Continuous Operational and Outcomes-based Partnership for Excellence in Research and Academic Training
Enhancement (COOPERATE) is a financial support for graduate students at early thesis or dissertation or
proposal stage, needing to undertake research/creative work at a foreign university. UP research adviser may
undertake a short-term visit to foreign potential research/creative work co-adviser/group; for
continuing research/creative work collaboration and publication/productivity.
Research/Creative Work Presentation in International Conferences (Travel Grant)
Research/Creative Work Presentation in International Conferences (Travel Grant) is a support for researchers
and graduate students for paper presentation at international conferences; co-funding of Constituent Unit (CU)
or other agencies preferred.
CHED K-12 Transition Program
Faculty and non-teaching staff from Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) can go on full-time study to
earn Master’s or Doctorate degrees, with scholarship privileges that include tuition cost, stipend,
book allowance, and transportation allowance.
DOST-Accelerated Science and Technology Human Resource Development Program-National Science Consortium (ASTHRDP-NSC)
The Department of Science and Technology— Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) announces the availability
of scholarships for the pursuance of Master’s and Doctorate degrees in priority S&T areas through the
implementation of the Accelerated Science and Technology Human Resource Development Program (ASTHRDP).